19 days in Portugal Itinerary

19 days in Portugal Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lisbon
1
Lisbon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Evora
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Lagos
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Faro
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Porto
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
End: Lisbon

4
nights
Lisbon

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, stop by Alfama, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lisbon day trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Lisbon. In December in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Evora.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

4
nights
Evora

Evora ©
The city of Evora functions as a museum of Roman origins and medieval times.
Evora is known for historic sites, museums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Capela dos Ossos, examine the collection at Megalithica Ebora, delve into the distant past at Centro Interpretativo dos Almendres, and don't miss a visit to Jardim das Casas Pintadas.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Evora route maker app.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Evora takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Lagos.

Things to do in Evora

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos
Lookout - Cordovil House Gallery (Evora) ©
Lookout - Cordovil House Gallery (Evora)
Centro Historico de Evora ©
Centro Historico de Evora

3
nights
Lagos

The allure of the beaches and the town's historical center draw visitors to Lagos, a coastal destination in the Barlavento region of the Algarve.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lagos: Algar de Benagil (in Benagil), Percurso dos Sete Vales Suspensos (in Lagoa) and Cape Saint Vincent (in Sagres). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Ponta da Piedade, see Off-Road Tours, appreciate the history behind Statue of Gil Eanes, and enjoy some diversion at Algarve Racing.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Lagos tour planner.

Traveling by car from Evora to Lagos takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Evora in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Lagos. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Faro.

Things to do in Lagos

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Portimao, Lagoa, Off-Road Tours, Cape Saint Vincent
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Distillery Tours
Ponta da Piedade ©
Ponta da Piedade
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

3
nights
Faro

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Igreja de Sao Pedro Goncalves Telmo in Tavira (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: go all around town with City Tours, enjoy some diversion at Algarve Tennis and Fitness Club, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Algarve Rock Brewery, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Faro online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Lagos to Faro by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Faro are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Porto.

Things to do in Faro

Tours Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Almancil, Ria Formosa, Miradouro do Alto da Arroteia, Igreja de Sao Pedro Goncalves Telmo
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Precious Time ©
Precious Time
Walking tours
Spas

4
nights
Porto

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Porto is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the spiritual surroundings of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Porto trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Faro to Porto in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Faro in December since evenings lows in Porto dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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